11 Breastfeeding Benefits for Baby

September 13, 2017

For many moms, there are multiple factors that go into the decision to breastfeed. But most moms agree that one of the most important reasons they decided to breastfeed is because it has serious benefits for your baby. From protecting against diseases to encouraging bonding, there are endless ways breast milk helps keep your baby… Read More

Tips for Pumping at Work with an Irregular Schedule

September 9, 2017

Pumping at work takes a lot of dedication, planning, and well…work. And for moms whose jobs don’t have flexibility or regular break times, it can be downright challenging. Finding a time and place to pump is sometimes easier said than done when you’re a server at the peak of dinner service, an ER nurse in… Read More

Joining in the Black Breastfeeding Week Celebration

August 31, 2017

My name is Shantae McGee, I am a Registered Nurse, Certified Lactation Counselor, and breastfeeding advocate. I support postpartum mothers and work in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).  I began advocating for Black mothers and babies during their breastfeeding journeys two years ago, when I discovered United States breastfeeding statistics and the lack of Black… Read More

14 Fascinating Facts About Breastfeeding

August 23, 2017

Breastfeeding is amazing in so many ways. From the intense bond it can help you form with your baby in the first hours after birth, to the benefits it has on your baby’s health even into adulthood, there’s a reason breast milk is called “liquid gold.” So whether you’re on the fence about breastfeeding, need… Read More

The 14 Stages of Breastfeeding

August 7, 2017

Breastfeeding is a journey. A beautiful, wonderful, crazy journey. And just like any journey, it’s full of complex emotions that hit you in stages. Some moms might not experience every stage, some moms might experience even more stages than the 14 we’ve listed below. But one thing just about every breastfeeding mom can agree on… Read More